Loneliness (podcast)

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“That Jane Goodall Tramp”//So Long, Lawrence Ferlinghetti (podcast)

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The Earliest Bookstores I Remember // Picasso’s “Guernica” (podcast)

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Rereading “The English Patient” (podcast)

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New Interview at the Jewish Literary Journal (podcast)

Please consider subscribing to the podcast here. It is also available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Pocket Cast, Amazon Podcasts, Breaker, Overcast, Radio Public Listen to Aaron Berkowitz, editor of the Jewish Literary Journal, interview me about my poem, “Mr. Cassian’s Good Friend, Albert Einstein,” and my book, School of Night. (More excerpts from […]

Primo Levi’s Hardest Thoughts on the Holocaust

From Primo Levi’s 1986 book, The Drowned and the Saved, remembering the concentration camps: On Levi’s own—and others’—guilt at having survived the concentration camps: At a distance of years one can today definitely affirm that the history of the Lagers [from Konzentrationslager, concentration camp] has been written almost exclusively by those who, like myself, never […]